Saturday, January 28, 2017

The Children of the Ruel Foundation, Philippines - January 2017

Back in 2014 I gave up my comfy life in Australia and headed over to the Philippines to work in an orphanage called The Ruel Foundation. It did not work out to be the long-term venture I hoped it would be, but I still had a great time. I went back for a three week visit at the start of 2016.

After beginning a relationship with my beautiful fiancee Sharon I promised her that if I had work by the end of 2016, we would visit Ruel in January 2017. God provided, so we did, and had an awesome time.

Please enjoy these pics of the kids of Ruel Foundation.

Toddlers off for a walk





                               

Nail polish!! Enjoying their gift from Ate Sharon 


The lads have spotted a dog outside!!

Enjoying merienda (snack) in the bamboo hut










Meal time









Enjoying the sunshine on our regular walks to the local Catholic church for a play 











Play time back at Ruel









The school kids playing Ludo





Inside play when it's raining




The school kids hard at work in their classroom



The pre-schoolers doing lots of fun and creative stuff with Ate Sharon







Waiting for cake on Ate Sharon's birthday








Off to McDo!! Our generous friend Ate Fiona from Australia donated some money to give us a special treat for Ate Sharon's birthday















We had some special friends come and sing some songs and tell us some stories






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